TICKR is a free open source RSS feed reader software for Linux and Windows. It is based GTK and available in GNU General Public License. It is highly customization feed reader ticker which displays your RSS feed in a ticker bar on your desktop. You can customized the ticker scrolling speed, update delay, ticker fonts, font sizes and colors. Also change the dimensions and location of feed ticker on your desktop. You can also display the text inside a draggable window and clock. Other important features are rss feed bookmark, open feed links with your favorite browser, play, pause, reload the current feed.
Install TICKR RSS feed reader on Ubuntu:
Download Tickr deb file from the below links.
For all other [Ubuntu 16.04,18.04,18.10 and amd64,arm64,armhf,i386,ppc64el,s390x]
First select your Ubuntu version and then your architecture
And then install with your favorite package installer. here i am using GDebi Package Installer. Right click on the downloaded file and select open with other software and choose GDebi Package Installer. It will install Tickr on your system.
After the installation of Tickr, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Tickr in the search box and click Tickr-feed reader to open it. For Unity you can search Tickr from Ubuntu dash.
Then configure the Tickr. Thats all.